West African Countries set to use ‘ECO’ currency from 2020

Posted by - December 31, 2019

The government has commended the decision by eight West African Countries which have committed to use a common currency, the ECO, from the year 2020. According to the press released recently from the President’s Director of Communication, Eugene Arhin, said the decision will help remove trade and monetary barriers, reduce transaction costs, boost economic activity,

UBA Expands Footprint, Commences Operations in Mali

Posted by - February 8, 2019

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has commenced full banking operations in Mali, extending its footprint and fulfilling the aspiration of deepening banking penetration in Africa. The launch of UBA Mali brings to 20, the number of African countries, where the Group currently operates, with global operations in the United States, United Kingdom and

DP World to Build and Operate New Logistics Hub in Mali

Posted by - July 25, 2018

Global trade enabler DP World has signed a 20-year concession with an automatic 20-year extension with the Republic of Mali to build and operate a 1000-hectare modern logistics hub outside of Bamako, the capital and largest city of Mali. The multimodal logistics platform, Mali Logistics Hub (MLH), will have inland container depots (ICD) and Container